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of the states that passed a law requiring identification at the polls on election day. in pennsylvania, the tough new law is now on hold after a judge said it cannot be enforced on election day, which, of course, is just 35 days away now. more on this story from our justice correspondent pete williams. >> for months, voters have struggled to meet pennsylvania's strict new requirement for a government issued photo i.d. at the polls. a law democrats claim republicans pushed to suppress the turnout among poor and minority voters. first, voters without a driver's license would need a state issued i.d. card, because that's a secure i.d. that can be used to board planes, voters needed a birth certificate and three forms of identification to get one. >> and it took me days just to get my i.d. >> reporter: then the state relented and began issuing a new i.d., good only for voting, but kept shifting the requirements for it. >> this was a hastily drawn law designed to disrupt the vote for the presidential election. >> reporter: today the judge concluded the gap between the photo i.d.s issued and
'm pat law son muse. it was an unusual scene for sure. the nats didn't score a single run but they still got to celebrate as they made franchise history. now more on what lies ahead for the team. >> reporter: hey, jim and pat. i'm sure we all know the numbers. the first time since 1933. 79 years that we have a first place baseball team here in washington. davy johnson has been saying since spring training, it is a three-step process. first, qualify for the playoffs. second, win the division. and then three, win the world series. to win the world series though, it will help the nationals if they have home-field advantage. right now they are tied with the cincinnati reds for the best record in baseball. with two games to go, the nationals, if they win both, will likely have that number one seed. if they have that top seed, they will begin the postseason on sunday against the winner of friday's wild card game. if they don't, and if it is the number two seed, they will start their postseason in san francisco against the giants. two more to go. start tonight with the phillies here at nats par
, justices turned away a nebraska group trying to enforce a law that would require women to get screened before having an abortion. they also won't hear a fight against the tsa's use of those full-body scanners. but the supreme court has yet to decide a challenge to president's health care law. liberty university said it violates religious freedom. several gay marriage cases and voter i.d. cases could still be decided by the high court. >>> veronica's here with more about our weather, and the chances for rain tonight, and the rest of the week. >> through tomorrow. at least. then we're going to kind of see areas kind of come and go for the rest of the week. kind of in and out of the clouds. it's not going to be all that wet here for the evening. and for the early part of the night. tomorrow morning rush hour, you might want to leave a little early. moderate to heavy rain could be moving through the area. it is cloudy, overcast, gray, gloomy. this is weather that you just want to take a nap, right? >> yes. >> doreen agrees. high of 72 degrees today, after starting out at 54. average high,
maintain that they did nothing wrong and say that they followed standard law enforcement procedures. >>> man charged with hitting a pedestrian while driving drunk has a recent history of driving troubles. 22-year-old tyler wills was arrested early saturday for a dui after a crash. the victim remains in a coma. now we've learned that wills has been charged or kritsed ecited least four other incidents since march. >>> a 22-year-old found guilty of chasing down and brutally beating a teenager in montgomery county earlier this year. this is the video of the incident, it ended up on facebook and became a key piece of evidence in the case against tayshaun powell. yesterday a jury found him guilty of assault and robbery. prosecutors argued powell was in a group of men who chaseded down a teen in german town back in april and brutally beat him. powell and his family disagree. >> the have i had i dony video that this defendant mr. powell was the assailant, the main actor in this case. >> and i feel like it's racial profiling. i did not see tayshaun hit nobody. he was not running up there. >
access to contraception under president obama's healt care law. >>> fad diets rarely last, but some can lead to long-term results. researchers divided a group of obese adults inlow calorie, low carb or mediterranean. they followed up four years later and all of them were thinner than before they began the diet and showed improved cholesterol levels. but weight lost was highest in the mediterranean and low-carb groups. the study is published by "the new england journal of medicine." >>> video that left a lot of people shocked. a woman heads to court for passing a school bus by driving on the sidewalk and she has an incredible excuse. >>> up next, veronica's back with more on this weekend's big temperature swing. e. the middle class, who move our country forward. work hard. raise families. and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class. raising taxes on the average family by up to $2000 dollars. while giving a tax break of $250,000 dollars to multi-millionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand, we can't rebuild america...by tearing down the middle class.
rates are going up on everyone by law. that's going to happen. so that gives leverage to the democrats. yet sequestration, what you mentioned bob, the automatic cuts, republicans hate the defense cutses. democrats hate the nondefense cuts. and then you have the treasury debt seale chicago gives leverage to whatever party doesn't win the presidential election. i think odds are pretty high we'll get an agreement. >> i think the best place for both sides to start is in education because i sit in a lot of conversations with republicans. i spend a lot of conversations with democrats, and they agree on a whole lot more than they disagree on. so it seems to me that both parties could come together and say okay we're going to put the partisan politics aside and look out for the interests of kids, and let's focus on education first. >> schieffer: do you know what bothers me about all this and what really worries me is i sit here and watch the congress. i know what you say is true. there are certain things that both sides want to do, but even now, this divide is so wide, even now, on things they
like last year, fears of a massive traffic jam never happened. lindsay lohan is in trouble with the law again. she accuse ad 25-year-old man of throwing her down in a hotel room in new york city sunday. she alleged took his phone. she was arrested on misdeamnor assault but dropped. he has filed harassment complaints against lohan. two weeks ago she was accused of hitting a pedestrian with her car. >>> in denver a skateboard race lived up to its name. a deer comes out of nowhere and slams into one of the skateboarders. he and the deer tumbled off the road. no word on the condition of the skateboarder. i'm terrell brown, this is the morning news. we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. we've shared what we've learned with governments and across the industry so we can all produce energy more safely. i want you to know, there's another commitment bp take
warren used her native american heritage to gain any employment advantage with law school. >> do you consider yourself a minority? >> i listed myself as native american. i was listed there. it's part of who i am. >> reporter: brown argues that warren has not told voters why she switched between calling herself native american on applications. >> she changed her nationality to native american. >> reporter: and later referred to herself as white. >> at the pinnacle of her success when she became tenured at harvard she changed back to being white. >> are you hiding something? >> no, i'm not. i never used it for college, for law school or to get a job. >> reporter: to appeal to democrats who far outnumber republicans here, brown calls himself an independent thinker who works with president obama. >> of course i'm going to be proud to stand with the president. he is our president, and when he does something well, i praise him. >> reporter: but warren hit brown for raising money by tying his re-election to republicans gaining control of the senate. >> when senator brown talks here in massa
treatments are given. that's explicitly prohibited in the law. but let's go back to what governor romney indicated, that under his plan he would be able to cover people with pre-existing conditions. well, actually, governor, that isn't what your plan does. what your plan does is to duplicate what's already the law, which says if you are out of health insurance for three months then you can end up getting continuous coverage and insurance company can't deny you if it's been under 90 days. but that's already the law, and that doesn't help the millions of people out there with pre-existing conditions. there's a reason why governor romney set up the plan that he did in massachusetts. it wasn't a government takeover of health care. it was the largest expansion of private insurance. but what it does say is that insurers, you've got to take everybody. now, that also means that you've got more customers. but when governor romney says that he'll replace it with something but can't detail how it will be in fact replaced and the reason he set uphe system he did in massachusetts is because there isn
mother-in-law has a great saying. if you marry for money, you earn it dime by dime. food for thought. >> forecast. >> that's not so bad actually. we cleaned up saturday. we actually lowered the chance for showers north of town. sunday will be okay. let's start with the michael and son weather cam, down to 75, dew point 58, winds northwest at 13, pressure sitting on 29.98 inches of mercury. here's the radar. you can see most of the activity south of 66 and sort of south of 50. so we mentioned this earlier. i think you'll be dry in frederick. you may stay dry in rockville and maybe even leesburg. most of the activity will sink south of us, nothing crazy heavy, nothing like last night, a couple isolated storms. one is exiting southern maryland and the northern neck. this is now popping up around culpeper, but the atmosphere more unstable down to the south and west of us. for the most part just your run of the mill showers. here's the deal. a damp friday night south of town anyway, wear a poncho if you're going to a high school football game tonight south. everybody else needs a jacket.
the city and city cops have essentially been handcuffed in their efforts to enforce dwi laws for the last year and a half because they have been ordered not to use the machine. >> we start today, yes. we start today. >> reporter: they stopped a year and a half ago. stopped using the breathalyzers found to be incorrectly calibrated inflating readings by 20%. >> people were going to jail on faulty scores. >> reporter: and you were ordered not to talk about that? >> i was told i should not discuss that at all on the stand. >> reporter: he's one of three officers who sued the city claiming they face retribution for telling the truth about the machine. more than two dozen defendants sued too. >> some clients actually lost jobs as a result of this. and some had security clearances. some had as a result of the time off they had to take from work because of the jail they lost their job. >> reporter: cost the city more than 1 hundrd $130,000 in legal payouts. >> it was avoidable. >> reporter: it certainly was avoidable. >> and a lot of things could have been done differently that could have insure
federal laws and charged unlawful late fees. american express says customers entitled to the refunds will be notified as soon as possible. >>> home and furniture store ikea under fire for apparently air brushing women out of photos in one of its catalogs. the ikea catalog is printed in 38 countries and largely looks the same, but there appears to be one major exception. in saudi arabia, the version that goes there, almost all of the women have been erased. the ad controversy was uncovered by the swedish newspaper "metro." sweden's minister of trade called the retouched images a, quote, sad example of women oppression. ikea says it regrets the cata g catalog. >>> paolo gabrieli will be on trial by the vatican tribunal. he's accused of stealing documents from inside the vatican and giving it to a journalist. he said he did it to expose corruption in the vatican. he faces four years in prison if he's convicted. >>> first unhappy pilots and cancelled flights. now american airlines is facing an faa investigation over broken seats. eight planes have been grounded after an entire row of se
to choose between textbooks or the preventive care she needs. that's why we passed this law. i'm proud of it. >> reporter: in contrast a shaky debate performance the president energetically jabbed back at his opponent, accusing mitt romney of misleading americans by promising to repeal obama care. >> and then his campaign had to come out and say, actually, that's not true or plan wouldn't do that. so, governor romney was fact checked by his own campaign. that's rough. that's rough. even they know his plan would take away coverage for tens of millions of americans. >> reporter: this supporter says health care reform is one reason she's sticking with the president. >> i am a breast cancer survivor and no one wants to insure me and thanks to obama care, it is okay to call it obama care now, you know i don't have to worry about it. >> reporter: supporters also say why they were initially a little worried, they are now happy to see the subject change to the unemployment drop. >> i think it's amazing. i think it's great. down to 7.8% and under 8% and we're making progress every day. >> i am very c
state law. >> unfortunately there's a few of these really bad breeders out there who know they're not going to be able to pass inspections and trying to get out of the business fast. >> reporter: the animals are filthy, all adults, and may have lived under horrible conditions. >> unfortunately a lot of these puppy mill dogs their feet may have never touched the ground. >> reporter: volunteers will bathe the animals in the next few days before putting them up for adoption. >> it's really heartbreaking. but hopefully we can change their lot in life and give them a better future than their past has been. >> that's where ry rescuing a d is important. >>> one team hitting the ground running in virginia. >>> meningitis outbreak is spreading. another patient has died and there's a growing risk for people in our area. >>> a teenager vanished on the way to school. we'll report on why his parents think the disappearance is suspicious. >>> a new plan of attack against the algae invasion on the national mall. i'm doreen gentzler. >> i'm jim vance. >>> we begin with the presidential race. m
is undocumented and the cost of higher learning is too high. maryland's question 4 asks voters to approve a law allowing undocumented immigrants to pay instate or incounty tuition at maryland colleges. passage would open doors for thousands of imgrants. >> i had cancer back in 2009. >> reporter: the stakes are hi for ricardo. he dreams of becoming an oncologist, but says he will never made it to medical school without the referendum. >> i'm a cancer survivor. my life was saved in johns hopkins by a doctor who is an immigrant. i just want to keep saving lives the same way my life was saved once. and i think it's really important to allow me, and allow kids to fulfill our dreams. >> reporter: but the maryland referendum is not the only critical question. >> let's be clear, this is not amnesty. this is not immunity. >> reporter: president obama's executive decision allows illegal immigrants who qualify to stay in the u.s. for two years without fear. mitt romney says he will uphold the same policy if elected. but it costs $465 to apply for the deferred action program. many immigrants who meet the r
's law, the more you do, the chance it's going to happen. >> what should a client ask if they go to a spa or medi-spa to have something done. what do they need to ask? >> is there a physician on sight or on call or what have you? is that physician qualified or has designated for the other person who was there to do the procedure? the delegation is what is important. if they are trained for the delegation. we also want continuing medical education, not just the training from the laser company. >> tell us, what procedures should only be done by a doctor of the popular ones being done now? >> when we look at medical versus cosmetic, fillers, neurotoxins or botox should be done by a licensed person. there are certain medical ancillary care people who are licensed and do go through the training such as physicians assistants, nurse practitioners. >> state issued licenses? >> state issued. the first thing you want to do, wherever you are going check with that state to see what their requirements and legal issues are with these type of medi-spas. >> be careful. whatever you are doing. >> particul
that state's voter i.d. law intact. democrats argue it would keep minor the ities in the november election. republicans say it would cut down on voter fraud. >>> today marks the tenth anniversary of the beltway sniper killing spree. the first attack happened in a parking lot in wheaton, maryland. in all ten people were killed, three others wounded, in a three-week stretch that terrified the d.c. region. police eventually arrested john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo for the shootings. they were later convicted. muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo, who was 17 at the time of the shootings, is currently serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. >>> students at american university are being told to walk in groups and only in well lit areas after a string of incidents where students say they were groped by a man near campus. the latest incident happened sunday night on massachusetts avenue. police say the suspect comes up from behind, grabs girls inappropriately, and runs away. >> she base dically said that a hooded guy ran by her, and she didn't hear him when he was coming
will be conducted here under 19th century italian law. the first session is scheduled to last three hours. if found guilty, gabriele faces up to four years in jail, a sentence that would be served out in an italian prison, since the vatican has no jail of its own. gabriele saw himself as an agent of the holy spirit and wanted to clean up what he saw as evil and corruption in the headquarters of the roman catholic church. but many vatican watchers think the case goes much deeper. >> i can't find anyone who really believes that the pope's butler is solely responsible, that he concocted this scheme of stealing papers, of the pope. >> the most significant involved allegations of nep on totism, corruption and cronyism. others concerned the vatican's bank, which has suffered several scandals in the past. the butler scandal will be covered by a pool of eight reporters. no cameras will be allowed. only about 30 trials a year are held in the small courtroom, mainly for pickpocketing in st. peter's square. the trial is held on saturday because the judges and prosecutors all work in the italian judicial syste
of the debate, medicare, president obama says he based his health care law on romney's own plan for massachusetts. but romney stuck to his promise to repeal the law if elected. and despite being a prominent issue this week on the campaign trail, the candidates did not tackle the topic of immigration. >>> turkey's deputy prime minister says a bill authorizing the use of force against syria is intended as a deterrent and not a declaration of war. that bill was approved by turkey's parliament this morning. turkish troops fired for the second day in retaliation for syrian mortar fire that killed five civilians in a turkish border town. >>> health officials say a deadly meningitis outbreak may be linked to steroid injections manufactured at a massachusetts pharmacy. the drug maker has recalled the steroid used to treat mostly back pain as investigators work to confirm the source of the infection. so far, more than two dozen people have been sickened across five states, four people have died, and experts say those numbers could grow. this type of meningitis is caused by a fungus and i
or will we see the cool, constitutional law professor? >> both because to win, because he's competitive he needs to be cool and he knows that. that's one overriding concern presented to him by his advisers. don't freak out. don't get irritated. >> many people support mitt romney on sunday talk shows say he has to be aggressive he has to take to it the president. >> what happens in presidential debates sue have two fundamental goals as a candidate. drive your message and knock your opponent off his. to knock the president off his message, romney campaign knows, governor romney has to be unrelenting. >> romney as an op-ed talking about his view on foreign policy. there seems to be some question within the romney camp as to whether they should even be talking about foreign policy. >> this has been an ongoing debate since the libya crisis and there were, in the immediate hours after that when governor romney stepped into this, we'll prosecute this larger global argument against the president's foreign policy mishandling the arab spring. it's been weeks now until this op-ed appears. it's not ju
incorporating due process, full rule of law within the vatican, and this case that's going on right now, this trial is a demonstration of it. it's the first time the media has been invited inside the vatican for such a criminal trial. >> father robert gall, thank you for joining us. >>> now to the race for the white house, today is expected to be a quiet date for both president obama and mitt romney. neither candidate has any public events planned. behind the scenes, they're cramming for their first debate. chip reid is traveling with the romney campaign in boston. >> reporter: good morning, anthony. this debate is huge for both candidates. some republican strategists say if does not do well in this, it could be downhill from there. and president obama's advisors are very worried he could make a mistake giving mitt romney the opportunity he needs. >> my opponent thinks it's fair that somebody who makes $20 million a year like he does plays a lower tax rate than a cop or teacher who makes $50,000. >> at campaign appearances friday, president obama and mitt romney seemed to be previewing
focusing on getting his health law passed. >> i just don't know how the president could have come into office facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment, an economic crisis at the kitchen table, and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obama care instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> we did work on this, alongside working on jobs, because this is part of making sure that middle class families are secure in this country. >> reporter: a couple of the big instant overnight polls that we've seen, undecided voters and registered voters say mitt romney won this debate. they've got two more coming up, the first in a couple of weeks. >>> and some local governors are weighing in on last night's debate as well. maryland governor martin o'malley told msnbc's lawrence o'donnell that romney was not specific enough on the issues that matter most to undecided voters. >> i think what mitt romney really needed tonight was a big game changer. he needed the address the observation that he hasn't had any specification for all of these great promise
a video stung to see, a woman and what appears to be total disregard for the law and the safety for those kids. a brazen maneuver caught on tape, without even pausing. watch as this driver pulls up on to the curb and drives down the sidewalk to avoid waiting behind a school bus for handicapped children. >> comes through here every morning, goes around the school bus every morning. >> reporter: not just goes around. in the video you can clearly she sheena hardin doesn't just illegally pass on the right but uses a pedestrian walkway as a detour, and this was all captured by the bus driver. mom lisa kelly saw it every day, too, as she waited for the bus to pick up her daughter. >> what if it was her in a wheelchair. >> reporter: hardin does this all the time, but they needed proofrks so the driver got out his cell phone camera and started rolling, getting all the proof needed. the next day a cleveland police officer was ready and waiting. >> all right. she has been caught. justice has been served. >> reporter: hardin appeared in court on tuesday and plead not guilty to the charges of not sto
to say, when my little niece was born, my brother and sister-in-law didn't name her for like three weeks. >> wow. >> really? >> they couldn't come up a name. i'm outing them. we just called her baby girl guthrie. >> bgg. >> she will be in therapy. >> she knows now. >> are you going to name this baby? >> that's kind of raising some eyebrows. >> and speaking of eyebrows. >> "take 3," the presidential debate tonight, decide to take a look at a new study predicting who will win the election using eyebrows, and according to their study president obama has the best groomed eyebrows. >> so they say if you look in history, those with the most groomed eyebrows, the best groomed eyebrows will win except in one case which was bush v. gore in 2000. >> make the argument, the physically most attractive candidate wins so is this a subset of that. >> i don't think people are consciously vote begun it. >> get a close-up on donny's eyebrows and a poll going of our own male anchors. >> obviously that's obama and romney. let's take a look at our guys here. tell us what you think, and send us an e-mail today
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